Clarion Partners Recently Named a 2020 GOLD Green Lease Leader by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance and the Institute for Market Transformation and a Fitwel Champion by the Center for Active Design
The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance has announced Clarion Partners, LLC as a GOLD-level 2020 Green Lease Leader.
May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Martin Currie, the active equity specialist and steward of £9,703 billion (USD12,031 billion) in assets under management, calls on other asset managers to create coalitions in order to drive change.
By Bonnie M. Wongtrakool Global Head of ESG Investments/Portfolio Manager Western Asset Management Company, LLC
As we claw out of the rubble from the pandemic, it is increasingly clear that we will not suddenly resume our pre-COVID ways of life. Though some of the changes made in response to the pandemic may ultimately revert back to normal, in other areas our understanding of what is “normal” has been irreversibly altered. One such case is our understanding of the role of the corporation in society, and the real drivers of enterprise value.
Diversity Champions Collaborate to Address Social and Economic Impacts on Vulnerable Communities
BALTIMORE, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) is partnering with Ascend, the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals and executives in North America, and a large number of other business and non-profit organizations to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
By Derek Deutsch, Portfolio Manager, ClearBridge Investments
The financial market downturn has negatively impacted most U.S. companies and their stocks, some more than others. Essentially out of nowhere, companies are being forced to respond to an almost completely new public health reality. Management teams are trying to conserve costs while treating employees compassionately, ensuring safety and allocating capital appropriately.
At times like this, do environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment strategies matter?
Carbon Emissions, Plastic Waste and Water Management Also Featured in Annual Impact Report
NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ClearBridge Investments has identified environmental changes as the most significant risk to the long-term health of publicly-traded companies, and remains committed to engaging with the companies in its portfolios to improve reporting and business performance.
Every day of the COVID-19 pandemic has both shown a light on the vulnerabilities in our communities and on the many generous people across those communities that are taking action to make a difference. The global #GivingTuesdayNow movement is a powerful reminder of how we can come together to support our communities.
Nonprofit is Helping Educators Adapt in Real Time and Many Resources are Available on the Web
School and system leaders across the country are seeking solutions to a set of problems no educator ever envisioned. Leadership matters more than ever – but how do educators lead?
New Leaders has worked with educators in more than 30 communities nationwide to develop leadership skills through a variety of programs, and many of their resources are online. New Leaders’ mission is to ensure that educators have the leadership skills critical to raising academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color.
Heard about that shortage of paper towels and toilet paper? Everyone’s social media feed has been filled with pictures of empty shelves and “Not Currently Available” labels in the Amazon store. But there actually is enough supply, and corporations can help ease it by donating some of the inventory they will not need to non-profits that are working directly with those negatively impacted by the fallout from COVID-19.
For more than a decade, Legg Mason has taken the time each year to celebrate Earth Day. Beginning with the founding of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) function in 2008, our annual Earth Day activities have become increasingly important. While we may be celebrating a bit differently this year, we remain just as committed to key sustainability initiatives.